It was a special moment for many African Americans in Houston six years ago when the Martin Luther King Jr. statue was unveiled at MacGregor Park, with more than 3,000 people turning out to witness the event.
Texas Southern University President Austin Lane has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately, African American News and Issues has learned. The decision was handed down in a meeting held by the TSU Board of Regents on Friday.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The nominees for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced Thursday at a joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Connie Orlando – Executive Vice-President, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy. Houston’s own Lizzo is among the honorees! The winners will be revealed during the
A new Texas charter school aimed at making a huge impact in the quality of education for minority youth is eagerly preparing to open its doors in San Antonio.
Dr. James Matthew Douglas is the current president of the Houston chapter of the NAACP. He is also a distinguished professor of law at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
The Beyhive is ready and in “formation” for Beyonce’s new IVY PARK X Adidas collaboration the singer announced through a teaser video.
Houston Independent School District leaders announced today Yates High School’s new status as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.
City and State officials spoke out at a press conference Tuesday against a concrete batch plant some say is causing pollution and major health care concerns for residents in Houston’s historic Acreage Home.
The power of owning your business and having someone work for you, is a feeling of satisfaction and fulfillment; and, for a race who has worked and slaved for someone for centuries, it’s a feeling of generational respect too.
As we embark on another year, we must focus on controlling more of what’s happening in our own communities, but how can you have any power, if you don’t own any property? Home ownership is more important than you think.